TekWear Places 3rd in Ag Tech Accelerator Program

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Commodity Classic, Glass, technology

Innovative wearable technology company TekWear, LLC, finished third among 10 finalists at VilCap USA: Agriculture 2014, an entrepreneurial funding program. TekWear was chosen from more than 60 other start-up companies to take part in the three-month program devoted to finding, developing or marketing innovative products and services that provide solutions to agricultural and food production challenges. “We were thrilled to … Read More

TekWear and Georgia Pecans

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Glass, Scouting, USDA

Congratulations to Bruce Rasa, TekWear, LLC, for obtaining a USDA grant in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia to evaluate the effectiveness of wireless, web-connected technologies for monitoring and growing specialty crops such as pecans. In the photo Dr. Lenny Wells, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia, uses Google Glass as … Read More

Livestream from ZimmGlass

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, AgWorks, Apps, Glass, Video

This was a test and only a test. I’ve been waiting for a chance to live stream from my ZimmGlass. That opportunity came this morning here at the AgWorks User Conference. It’s not a great video because I was actually doing this the first time so I was streaming and trying to figure a few things out on my computer … Read More

Google Glass Out on the Farm

Chuck ZimmermanAgribusiness, Apps, Audio, Gadgets, Glass, Mobile, technology

It’s time to get a ZimmGlass update. Actually, this is more of a wearable technology update that includes Google Glass. My guest in this week’s ZimmCast podcast is Bruce Rasa, TekWear, LLC. You might have met Bruce on a program somewhere demonstrating Google Glass. Bruce has been using Glass longer than I have and in more places. He’s demonstrated it … Read More

Would Glass Help You Farm

Chuck ZimmermanGlass, technology, Video

Okay agnerds, how about a little wearable tech for use out in the field? It’s Glass from Google. I call mine ZimmGlass. This paste weekend I carried along my new ZimmGlass while doing some deer hunting to continue learning how to use it and thinking about ways to incorporate into my agriblogging work flow. Here’s my Glass being recharged with … Read More

Starting to Work with Glass

Chuck ZimmermanGadgets, Glass, technology

Like a story out of the future, except that it is now, comes The ZimmGlass Project. At least that’s what I’m calling it for now. What is it? We’re going to find out together over a period of time in which I experiment with Google Glass! Glass is basically a computer you wear on your face but that’s just just … Read More